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Why are files in 16 hive referred through _layouts/15 on a SharePoint 2016 Server?

Alright, got answers elsewhere. Here is an excerpt: A standard installation of SharePoint Server 2016 will only create a 14 folder and a 16 folder. There is no 15 folder in the hive (i.e. at ...\Web ...
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When/How to use asp.net MVC inside Sharepoint on-premises and Sharepoint online

This is a pretty broad question. MS has released different development frameworks over the years. Each time, they'd say the current was better than the last (though sometimes that's been debatable). ...
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Web Application and Site Collection

Let's imagine there is no web application to create the site collection, and you will create the site collection directly without creating a web application, In this case, Every site collection ...
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SP2016 - Change Suite Bar?

There are a couple of new Commands in SharePoint 2016. You can try those. $web = Get-SPWebApplication "http://sp2016 $web.SuiteNavBrandingLogoNavigationUrl ="http://google.com" $web....
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How to Migrate from SP 2007 On-Premises to O365?

Shall we migrate directly from SP 2007 to O365 direct? Yes, you can migrate directly from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint Online, It's not like the SharePoint On-Prem where you should first upgrade to ...
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Graph API and SharePoint on-premise

I don't think Microsoft Graph API will be available for on-premises. Microsoft graph is part of Azure infrastructure and does not know anything about your local environment. To use Graph API you need ...
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When/How to use asp.net MVC inside Sharepoint on-premises and Sharepoint online

Expanded my 2¢ a bit from a comment I afterwards withdrew. I strongly support what @Mike2500 has said: If the reason you're creating a SharePoint app is because management told you to create a ...
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Customize SharePoint 2016 App Launcher Tiles

The requested feature has been implemented with SharePoint 2016 FeaturePack 1 which was release in November 2016. The feature is also shipped with SharePoint 2019 RTM. Steps to implement custom tiles:...
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How to distinguish SharePoint 2013/2016 on-premises and SharePoint Online

An easy check for SharePoint Online or on premises would be to look at the host name. In the case of SharePoint Online, it will always be in the form of tenant.sharepoint.com. A local installation, ...
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How to get Choice Fields Choices in alternative language?

From microsoft: Optional Text. Specifies the display text for the choice. The value can be a reference to a resource in the format $Resources:String. However, choice values are not supported by the ...
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SharePoint Online Vs Hybrid (SharePoint Online + SP On premise 2016)?

Why Hybrid? Hybrid setups generally fall into two main scenarios: Hybrid is in place while working on completely migrating to SharePoint Online. This eventually results in the deprecation of the on-...
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SPFx version in SharePoint 2019 On Premise

SharePoint Server 2019 will ship with SPFx version 1.4.1. Vesa Juvonen, Senior Project Manager for SharePoint, mentioned this in one of the events a few days back. Since SP 2019 will have inbuilt ...
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How to filter in Author column in SharePoint Onpremise using REST API?

If you expand the field Author, you can filter it. Example: $filter=Author/Id eq 18&$expand=Author&$select=Author/Id,Title Greetings is it possible without select parameter ? No, it's not, ...
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I need multiple users to rank list items and then display items by average rank

The simplest solution would be to: Go to List Settings Rating settings Set Rating Settings to 'Yes' Choose 'Star Ratings' Create / modify views to sort by using a variety of columns, including '...
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Embed Power BI report on SharePoint on-prem page, with SP List as data source and repeatable deployment?

Create a Power BI report that uses a SharePoint list as a data source Yes, you can get SharePoint List / Library data using OData Feed. SharePoint List as a direct data source connection For more ...
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where to check CU version for workflow manager 1.0 in SharePoint 2013

Another old fashioned way to check it. Go to Control Panel > Programs and Features You will see the Service bus and Worklfow Manager witht heir curernt build version number. If you click on the ...
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SPFx web part cdnBasePath: possible to use server relative URL to make switching between environments easy?

Thriggle's answer is a pretty clever solution, so I upvoted it, but I had forgotten to come back and answer the question based on my own experiments. And the answer is: yes. I packaged up a web part ...
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What does State Service Application do exactly

As we know that it store temporary data across related HTTP requests in a SQL Server database. All the components use that kind of thing required it.Couple of things I know publishing will not work ...
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What is the recommended SharePoint site to use for External Site?

As a short answer : Yes it's SharePoint publishing site. A SharePoint publishing site is a site that’s built using a publishing site template. A SharePoint publishing site is a site where authoring ...
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How to allow authenticated cross-domain calls in an SP 2016 on-prem scenario?

Evantually we successfully used the URL Rewrite module, evaluating and inserting CORS headers when requests come in. This is happening outside SharePoint, as part of IIS request processing.
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SP16 On-Premise - SPFx web parts or Classic web Parts?

SPFX web is not supported yet in SP2016 on-primise. It will be available via Feature Pack. https://rencore.com/blog/sharepoint-framework-webinar-qa-follow-part-1-sharepoint-framework Currently ...
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How to use ADFS in SharePoint 2016?

you actually have two different options of using ADFS for authN. You can use ADFS and WAP, where WAP is domain joined and you can use Windows AuthN. You can use ADFS and WAP where WAP is not domain ...
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How to remove webpart from page when page is broken

The ?contents=1 is working properly in SharePoint 2016 https://siteURL/pagename.aspx?contents=1 But in your case, I think you need to remove the WSP solution that contains this web part from the ...
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How to protect my SharePoint site from attack

By default, SharePoint is secure! Generally, your farm should be up to date with security fixes that bundled with the MU or the CU. Sharegate wrote a good article about How to make SharePoint Secure. ...
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Risks of increasing file size limit above default of 250 mb

I would do a testing before increasing the file size in the farm, because uploading the large file will take more time and some time you can have browser time out. I will have a 10 users at the same ...
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